Savory Thyme Tart

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Savory Thyme TartRecipe
Photo: Michael Paul
Makes 4 servings


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1 1/2 cups ricotta cheese
1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
1 sheet puff pastry
1 small onion, very thinly sliced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup pine nuts


Heat oven to 400° F. In a large bowl, combine the cheeses, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and thyme and mix well. Working on a lightly floured surface, roll out the pastry to a 9-by-13-inch rectangle and place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Spread the ricotta mixture on top of the pastry, leaving a 1/2-inch border around the edges. Fold over the sides. Place the onions on top and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of the oil. Bake until the pastry is light golden brown, 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and drizzle with the remaining oil. Meanwhile, in a skillet over low heat, toast the pine nuts until fragrant and golden, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle half the nuts over the tart and reserve the remaining half for another use.

Created date

April 2004

Nutritional Information

Calcium 278 mg
Calories 369
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Carbohydrate 13 g
Cholesterol 53 mg
Fat 29 g
Fiber 2 g
Iron 1 mg
Protein 15 mg
Satfat 11 g
Sodium 789 mg